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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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A hearing is set in the city of Chicago's effort to recover costs from actor Jussie Smollett after police said his claims of a racist and anti-gay attack were phony and staged.The status hearing Tuesday is the first since...
Porsha Williams shut down body-shamers after internet trolls criticized her looks in a teeny-weeny bikini while holding her beautiful new baby girl Pilar Jhena.--Porsha Williams wants to expand family after reuniting with Dennis McKinley--“Moms are badass don’t let anyone...

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In Tanzania, it just might get harder for married men who cheat

Men in Dar es Salaam who step out on their wives in the country may find it more difficult thanks to a database proposed by a public official

Sneak Peak: T.I. unveils artwork honoring Nipsey Hussle at Atlanta’s Trap Music Museum in time for slain rapper’s 34th birthday

Several pieces of art pay homage to one of rap music's most prolific fallen soldiers within the Nipsey Hussle tribute now on display at the Trap Music Museum and Escape Room in Atlanta.

“Miracle Baby,” Phoenix Da’Vine celebrates first birthday

In April, Phoenix's mom, Monique Goldring, took her off life support at only 8-months-old, but Goldring's "miracle baby" survived, and is set to celebrate her first birthday on August 25,
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Black home buyer finds Ku Klux Klan application during showing of cop’s house

A Black couple in Holton, Mich. by the names of Rob and Reyna Mathis were ready to place an offer on a five-bedroom home, previously owned by a police officer, until they stumbled upon an official application for the Ku Klux Klan, along with other racist memorabilia.
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Photo goes viral of young Black kids praying before the first day of school

A photo showing three young children, two boys and one girl, praying before school, has...

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Colin Kaepernick opens up about the police shooting of a Black man that propelled him into activism

Colin Kaepernick’s allegiance to his activism runs deep as evidenced by his ‘Know Your Rights’...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and Jay-Z appear at a news conference at ROC Nation on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in New York. The NFL and ROC Nation, Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports representation company, announced Tuesday they were teaming up for events and social activism, a deal Jay-Z said had been in the works over the last seven months. (Ben Hider/AP Images for NFL) thegrio.com

Miami Dolphins’ player objects to comments by Jay-Z about NFL deal

Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected Monday to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social...
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Howard University to add golf teams after receiving generous donation from Steph Curry

Thanks to the Golden State point guard, students at the HBCU will get a shot at playing Division 1 golf -- its first ever athletic program at that level
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Did Colin Kaepernick take a subtle jab at Jay-Z’s ‘moved past kneeling’ criticism?

It seems that Jay-Z has created 99 more problems for himself and Colin Kaepernick may...
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De’Aaron Fox becomes one of over a dozen players to back out of Team USA

Sacramento King point guard De'Aaron Fox will no longer join Team USA in their journey to win the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...
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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?